Emperor Fushimi facts for kids
- For the 124th emperor also known as Hirohito, see Hirohito
|Emperor of Japan|
Fushimi, Tenshi Sekkan Miei
|Born||May 10, 1265|
|Died||October 8, 1317 (aged 52)|
|Buried||Fukakusa no kita no Misasagi (Kyoto)|
Before he became the monarch, this prince's personal name (imina) was Hirohito-shinnō (熈仁親王).
Prince Hirohito was the second son of Emperor Go-Fukakusa.
Events of Fushimi's life
Hirohito-shinnō was named Crown Prince. He became heir to Emperor Go-Uda.
- 1287 (Kōan 10, 10th month): In the 13th year of Go-Uda-tennō 's reign, he abdicated. The succession (the senso) was received by his cousin.
- 1288 (Kōan 11): Emperor Fushimi is said to have accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.
- 1289 (Shōō 2, 4th month): Fushimi adopted the son of his younger brother; and this new son was named Crown Prince and heir.
- 19 April 1290 (Shōō 3, 9th day of the 3rd month): Assassins failed in an attempt to kill the emperor in his palace.
- 1298 (Einin 6, 7th month): In the 11th year of Fushimi's reign, he abdicated. His heir became known as Emperor Go-Fushimi.
- 1301 (Shōan 3, 1st month): In the 5th year of Go-Fushimi's reign, the adopted son of Fushimi was forced to abdicate.
- 1308 (Tokuji 3, 8th month): In the 8th year of Emperor Go-Nijo's reign, the young ruler died at age of 24. Fushimi's grandson was named as Go-Nijo's successor. Go-Fushimi's son became known as Emperor Hanazono.
- 1313 (Shōwa 2, 10th month): Retired Emperor Fushimi shaved his head and became a Buddhist monk.
- 1317 (Bunpō 1, 9th month): Former-Emperor Fushimi died at age 53.
After his death
According to the Imperial Household Agency, the mausoleum (misasagi) of Kammu is in Kyoto. The emperor is traditionally venerated at a memorial Shinto shrine at Fukakusa no kita no misasagi (深草北陵) in Fushimi-ku in Kyoto.
Eras of Fushimi's reign
The years of Fushimi's reign are marked by more than one era name.
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